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The mature height of Rich’s Fruiting Quince Tree may be dwarf but the fruit is huge! Skin is lemon-yellow and as fragrant as the best quince varieties. Rich’s is highly adaptable to most climates and has natural dwarf growth habit.
Rich’s Dwarf Quince is prized for the amazingly large fruit and also for their beautiful ornamental value. The unique flowers adds a unique and attractive beauty to your yard or garden. Although the height of the Rich’s fruiting Quince may be dwarf, the fruit is huge and delicious. The appearance is similar to other quince varieties with a bumpy an knobby shape and flat bottom. The skin has a lemony scent with small hints of green apple. The flesh is firm and crisp and has a unique flavor that gives you flavors of apples, pears and pineapple all mixed together.
Quince like half day to full sun and grows well in most soils. It grow 10-12 ft. in height at maturity and is hardy to at least minus 25 degree F. Quince trees can bear 100 pounds or more of fruit, which ripen from late September into October. Quince is generally pest and disease free. Produces fruit 2-3 years after planting.
Quince fruit is high in vitamin C and pectin. They also contain vitamin A, calcium and iron, as well as a small amount of dietary fiber and are high in carbohydrates.
- Zones 5-9
- Chill Hours 400-500
- Grows 10-12′ tall
- Bears fruit in 2-3 years after planting
- Ripens in October
- Likes 1/2 day to full sun
- Fruit yield per tree – 80 to 100 lbs
Self-Fertile and hardiness down to -25 degrees.